Using Rider without Visual Studio documentation incorrect

Hi there,

I had to format my computer and figured I could just install Rider. I got a notification when loading a project that I required the Microsoft .NET Framework Developer Pack 4.5 from a link within the application. ( The only option available there was 4.5.2, which I installed and when rebooting Rider I received the same issue.

I then found this post: which said I could install using the Build Tools. So I installed 4.5.1 according to the bullet point below. I received the same error in Rider.

It was only when I uninstalled these and installed plain 4.5 using the Build Tools that my errors went away in Rider.

The build tools also seem to install some semblance of Visual Studio?



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